Why Religion Matters

Why Religion Matters

The Fate of the Human Spirit in An Age of Disbelief

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A call for the restoration of religion as a humanizing force for individuals and society draws on theological, philosophical, scientific, and historical sources to provide a social critique on the spiritual condition of the world. By the author of The World's Religions. Reprint.


Huston Smith, the author of the classic bestseller The World's Religions, delivers a passionate, timely message: The human spirit is being suffocated by the dominant materialistic worldview of our times. Smith champions a society in which religion is once again treasured and authentically practiced as the vital source of human wisdom.

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The author shares his insights into the future role of religion in human affairs as he explores the challenges confronting the human spirit in the modern world.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : HarperSanFrancisco, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060671020
Branch Call Number: 200 SMI
Characteristics: xiv, 290 p. ; 22 cm


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